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Where Is God When Disaster Strikes?
by Victor Kubik
(Posted Posted January 22, 2015)

When disaster strikes, where is the all-powerful God of the Bible?

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Servant or King: No Favoritism With God
by Janet Treadway
(Posted Posted January 22, 2015)

Recently I watched an old movie with Shirley Temple in it called The Little Princess . Temple was 11 when she starred in that movie. She played Sara Crew, a little girl who was left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to Africa with the army.

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Film Review: Patterns of Evidence: Exodus
by Darris McNeely
(Posted Posted January 20, 2015)

Last night I viewed Patterns of Evidence: Exodus.  It's a well done film that goes carefully through the Biblical account and shows the archaeological evidence for the Exodus. Interviews show archaeological and Biblical experts on all sides of the issue concerning this critical historical and spiritual event, as told in the book of Exodus. I think the evidence presented by filmmaker Tim Mahoney is fair and leaves you the viewer to decide what you believe.

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Put Away Anger
by Darris McNeely
(Posted Posted January 19, 2015)

Do you ever find yourself restless, agitated or angry for no reason?

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The World Is Not What It Is
by Darris McNeely
(Posted Posted January 14, 2015)

I have been writing a series of articles on the parables Jesus spoke in his ministry. Today I just finished an article on the parable of the sower and the seed to appear in an upcoming issue of The Good News . I was struck by a passage in Matthew 13 where Jesus tells the disciples why He spoke in parables. The reason is rooted in a little understood truth about reality. The world we see is not the world that is.

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"Je Suis...?" - Violent Attacks in France - What About Our Freedom to Speak?
by Amanda Stiver
(Posted Posted January 14, 2015)

During a murderous attack at the offices of  Charlie Hebdo , a French publication that specializes in satire, seven staff members were killed along with others in the building and police officers. Specifically targeted were political cartoonists who had created satirical cartoons of, among others, the founder of Islam, Mohammed. Four more were killed at a grocery store in the Jewish Quarter of Paris, targeted because of their Jewish ancestry and beliefs.

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So Many Questions
by Darris McNeely
(Posted Posted January 9, 2015)

In America last weekend, a small plane went down in rural Kentucky, leaving four members of a family dead. Out of the wreckage came one lone survivor: the 7 year old daughter and the one member of the family who survived. The little girl was able to walk seven miles, knock on the door of a house and tell her story to the owner. Incredibly she also led rescue workers to the wreckage. She had only minor cuts and bruises and was later released from a hospital. It is an incredible story.

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The Paris Terror Attacks
by Darris McNeely
(Posted Posted January 7, 2015)

The new year has started violently in Paris. Twelve people were killed on Wednesday, January 7 in an deliberate terrorist attack by men claiming connection with Al Qaeda. It was a barbaric ruthless attack. One video showed a policeman being gunned down on a sidewalk.

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Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana: Mankind's Big Problems
by Kevin Greer
(Posted Posted January 6, 2015)

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reports that approximately 17 million Americans are afflicted with alcoholism or a related disorder, and that only 15% of this group ever receives treatment. Alcohol-related deaths are the United States’ third highest preventable cause of death, with tobacco as the leading factor.

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God Uses the Small Things
by Mitchell Moss
(Posted Posted January 2, 2015)

An interesting opinion piece in the WSJ the other day pointed out the outrageously small odds science seems to be concluding are necessary for anything physical to exist.

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